From established classics by Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Schumann, and Berlioz to newer works by John Adams, Julia Wolfe, and Brad Mehldau, this six-concert series is filled with vivid, compelling music. 

6 Events
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Salonen Conducts Tchaikovsky & Bartók

Experience a young phenom in Tchaikovsky’s beloved concerto.

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Program

  • Esa-Pekka SALONEN: Castor (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
  • Intermission
  • BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
  • Daniel Lozakovich violin
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Dudamel Conducts Rachmaninoff & Stravinsky

Dudamel and music by the Russian Romantic and the Russian Revolutionary.

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Program

  • RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Intermission
  • STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Seong-Jin Cho piano
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Adams Conducts Adams

Julia Wolfe’s premiere explores the psychedelic ’60s. Adams’ acclaimed work explores music itself.

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Program

  • Julia WOLFE: Flower Power (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • Intermission
  • John ADAMS: Naive and Sentimental Music (LA Phil commission)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • John Adams conductor
  • Bang on a Can All-Stars
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Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: Schumann Concerto

A cello celebration descends upon Walt Disney Concert Hall with wondrous results.

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Program

  • Camille PÉPIN: Vajrayana
  • SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto
  • Intermission
  • MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Karen Kamensek conductor
  • Kian Soltani cello
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Symphonie fantastique

Berlioz’ most loved work is a symphony of love, from romantic infatuation to drug-fueled madness.

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Program

  • Lili BOULANGER: D’un matin de printemps
  • BARBER: Violin Concerto
  • Intermission
  • BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique

Artists

  • Rafael Payare conductor
  • Gil Shaham violin
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Dudamel Conducts Mozart & Mehldau

Hear Mehldau’s latest concerto between Mozart masterworks.

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Program

  • MOZART: Don Giovanni Overture
  • Brad MEHLDAU: Piano Concerto (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • MOZART: Symphony No. 40

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Brad Mehldau piano